Wellsville, NY - Richard Jack Sekoll, age 79, of 1768 Stannards Road passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Highland Park Health Care Center. He was born on September 15, 1937 in Willing to John H. and Frances E. Sekoll. On July 24, 1982 in the Whitesville Methodist Church he married Jessie Rose Maidment Edwards who survives.
Dick graduated from Wellsville High School in 1957 where he was active in the FFA. He was a lifelong farmer on his family’s homestead and was a member of the Grange. Dick enjoyed trips to Newfoundland with Jessie where the loved to fish and hunt moose.
Survivors include his wife Jessie, a stepson, Mike Edwards of Whitesville; a step daughter, Tracie Edwards of Bolivar; grandchildren, Jeremy Hunt of Austin, TX., Seth Edwards of Rexville, Magin Edwards of Wellsville, Emily Edwards of Wellsville, Dylon Edwards of Whitesville, Jessica Edwards of Shinglehouse, PA., and Christopher Strope of Wellsville; many great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Ferd Sekoll and Carl Sekoll both of Greenwood and a sister, Ada Cavagna of Shongo; several nieces and nephews. Also surviving was a special lady, his God Daughter, Theresa (Doug) Carl.
Dick was predeceased by his parents, a brother, John Sekoll; a sister, Marguerite Maxwell; a stepson, Charlie Edwards.
Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, February 15, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm in the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. His funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 am in the funeral home. Memorials in Dick’s name may be made to charity of the donor’s choice. Burial will take place in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wellsville.